Sunday Musings: Is DeMarcus Cousins a media punching bag?

In basketball, there are media favorites such as Stephen Curry and Blake Griffin. DeMarcus Cousins has never been one of those favorites. Cousins pops up in the media circles when he gets into it with referees or the state of his franchise is in doubt. The NBA would love nothing more than ... More

Q&A with Dr. Frank Cordasco about shoulder injuries

Rudy Gay suffered a shoulder injury Thursday night in Miami and did not return to the game. We were told he suffered a strained left shoulder as the initial diagnosis. *UPDATE: Rudy Gay had an MRI on Friday for a strained left shoulder and is listed as DAY-TO-DAY for Saturday's matinee ... More

Acy’s resurgence to the Kingdom

Fear the Beard Marco Belinelli was coming off a Quincy Acy screen and when the blue-collar forward rolled to the rim, Belinelli found him and Acy finished off the play with a thunderous dunk over ex-King Thomas Robinson. The crowd erupted and so did his teammates on the bench. These are some ... More

Turnover Tuesdays: What a difference a week makes

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor What a difference a week makes. After a locker room outburst from DeMarcus Cousins and the “family meeting” that followed, the Kings reeled off three straight wins at home to improve to 4-7 on the season. Perhaps the most encouraging part of the ... More

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins horses around with New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

All about small ball? Blink and you might miss the renaissance of the big man

It doesn’t take 20/20 vision to see that the NBA is going through a “small ball” phase. Every article in every publication seems to speak of spacing, stretch-fours, and corner threes. It’s almost as though the traditional bruising big man that can score 25 points, grab 12 boards, and ... More

Turnover Tuesdays: Tough times in the kingdom

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor At (1-7) overall, to say it has been a rough go for the good guys would be a massive understatement. After hanging tough with the incredibly talented Los Angeles Clippers and a big home victory against the hated Lakers, the Kings had to face stiff competition ... More

The boom of European players in the NBA

The last three NBA drafts have been full of surprises and one of the biggest is the boom of European players that are drafted but stay overseas. A total of 33 players that were drafted during that stretch stayed with their teams. We have had great ambassadors like Pau Gasol and Dirk Nowitzki ... More

Kings’ Arturas Gudaitis sidelined with injury

Written by Benjamin Pelaz Garcia and Leo Beas The Lithuanian big man Arturas Gudaitis has suffered a minor ankle injury that will keep him sidelined for a couple weeks. The Kings own the rights to the 6-foot-10, 22-year-old from Lithuania after making the trade with the 76ers. Unfortuna... More

Sunday Musings: Rondo Embodies Us-Against-Them Mentality

Orchestrating his teammates to be in certain places on the floor, constantly communicating on defense or even slightly pulling down Wesley Johnson’s shorts while being on the sidelines are some of the things that make Rajon Rondo a mercurial on-court magician. His tenacious defense and ... More

The next man up mentality

It's a mindset of always being ready, even when the chance of that happening is not to be expected every night. The Sacramento Kings finally have depth, especially at the point guard position. Darren Collison and Rajon Rondo should be the two holding down the majority of the minutes at the ... More